Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Papua New Guinea
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IUCN (Red List) status: Least Concern (LC).
For Red List information on this species, see the IUCN species account.
From the IUCN Red List Species Account:
This species is known from Bougainville Island (Papua New Guinea), Choiseul and Isabel Islands, Solomon Islands. It occurs up to 500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This species inhabits forest floor in lowland and foothill rainforest (S. Richards pers. obs.). It appears to be able to persist in secondary forest, rural gardens, villages etc. It is a species that breeds by direct development and lays its eggs on the ground.
It is an extremely abundant species in lowland rainforest and logged habitat, and appears to be more abundant in disturbed compared to pristine forest.
There are none known and this species appears to be able to persist in secondary forest and other disturbed habitats.
The species' range in the Solomon Islands needs to be documented. Its range does not include any protected areas.
Fred Parker, Stephen Richards 2004. Batrachylodes trossulus. In: IUCN 2012